Daijiworld Media Network – Beltangady (MS)
Beltangady, May 31: Saliath (24), a brilliant volleyball player of the taluk, who played at national level during her student days, died of cardiac arrest on May 31.
Saliath was an alumnus of SDM College. She was resident of Padangadi Poyyegudde and was residing at her husband’s house at Chikkamagaluru since one year after marriage.
Saliath was admitted to private hospital in Mangaluru as she complained of chest pain and died on Wednesday. Doctors confirmed that Saliath died of cardiac arrest.
Saliath did her primary education from Padangadi, ninth grade at aided high school of Ujire, SSLC at Mundaje, PU and degree studies at SDM Ujire. She made commendable achievement when doing her PU and degree studies.
Initially, Saliath was coached by Hyder Padangadi. When she was in high school of Mundaje, physical teacher Gunapal M S was her coach. She was instrumental in Karnataka state getting second spot in the national level volleyball competition that was held at Allahabad of Uttar Pradesh.
Later, when she was doing PU and degree studies at SDM Ujire she was one of the most sought after volleyball players of Karnataka. Physical director of SDM College, Ramesh also had put lots of efforts in grooming Saliath as a national level volleyball player.
Saliath had bagged silver medal at national level, gold medal in senior nationals of south zone and third place in junior nationals. Dr D Veerendra Heggade had also honoured Saliath on her achievements.
Saliath is survived by husband, mother and father.